Making a home among the stacks
Since transferring to WVU in fall 2017, Connecticut native Déja Fleury has found a home-away-from-home in Morgantown. Nearly three years later, the social work major is helping the local library feel more like home for its patrons.
Reaching the heart and soul of research
For teenagers with cystic fibrosis, maintaining a healthy weight can be a daily struggle. Any given day can include two to three hours of medical treatments, eating the caloric equivalent of a daily Thanksgiving meal to maintain nutrients and dealing with the stigmas of body image. A WVU psychology student is trying to make life easier for those teens. Park Ridge, Illinois, native Kristine Durkin, a fourth-year clinical psychology doctoral student, is conducting a study to identify the factors that contribute to meeting their dietary recommendations.
Expanding access and reducing stigma for mental health services
Serving in the Army National Guard has inspired one West Virginia University student to pursue a career combating stigmas surrounding mental health. Green Bank native Dustin Dilley, a first-year Master of Social Work student, first learned about the social work profession while completing the National Guard’s basic leader course in South Carolina.
WVU students make a difference in the lives of their peers, advance learning outside the classroom, offset cost of higher education
Forensic and Investigative Science student Mikalaa Martin receives WVU Student Life's Herman L. Moses Scholarship
Celebrating the past, present and future of space science
Professor of Physics Paul Cassak is among a select group of scientists tackling grand challenges in space in a new series from the American Geophysical Union.
A dual-degree Master of Social Work and Master of Public Administration student is seeking justice for imprisoned individuals who are not receiving adequate healthcare.
WVU history department partners with Pentagon for internships
History graduate students have new outlets for professional development beyond the traditional academic career path.